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Gallowglass Themes & Social Concerns

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The title, Gallowglass, the fourth Barbara Vine novel, comes out ofviolent tradition in Celtic history: A "gallowglass" was a chieftain's bodyguard, sworn to stand constantly at his master's right hand, ready to taste food and drink and hurl himself in front of hostile spears or battle axes. Although Vine sets her story in contemporary England, society is scarcely less violent today than in the time of the druids, allowing her to focus...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Gallowglass from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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